As an inexpensive entry point into dSLRs, the D3200 is probably the best of the cheap models. As a gift, it makes a solid, safe choice.
- Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
CNET Editors' Rating
Average User Review
out of 5 user reviews
Starting at: $449.00
The good: With reasonably fast performance and very good photo quality, the Nikon D3200 delivers what you expect from a dSLR.
The bad: The camera's lackluster feature set, some underwhelming design changes, and photos that don't necessarily surpass its predecessor may disappoint.
The bottom line: A solid if unexceptional entry-level dSLR, the Nikon D3200 should still please most folks looking for an upgrade from their point-and-shoots.
October 31, 2012 3:00 PM PDT
Photo by: Sarah Tew/CNET
| Caption by: Lori Grunin, Joshua Goldman
Conversation powered by Livefyre